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Open house Dec. 5 will provide tips and demonstrations for holiday safety


Nurses, public health professionals, paramedics, firefighters and educators from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, American Medical Response and other local agencies will be on hand for the 2013 "Holiday Safety House" event Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at Fire Station 58 in West Linn.

The representatives will provide "one-stop" shopping for safety information with visuals for the top holiday safety tips.

Displays and demonstrations on common holiday hazards will be available in each room throughout the station. Injury prevention experts will provide tips to avoid holiday hassles and tragedies.

Topics covered will include winter driving, traffic safety, safe transport of child passengers, winter sports and helmets, fall prevention, cooking fires, toy and battery safety, christmas tree safety, candles and novelty lighters and poison prevention.

Fire Station 58 is located at 6050 Failing Street, West Linn 97068.

For more information, contact Cassandra Ulven at 503-259-1513 or Cassandra.Ulven@tvfr.com.

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